http://iai.asm.org/content/early/2016/09/13/IAI.00735-16 The Phosphotransfer Protein CD1492 Represses Sporulation Initiation in Clostridium difficile Childress KO, Edwards AN, Nawrocki KL, Woods EC, Anderson SE, McBride SM The formation of spores is critical for survival of Clostridium difficile outside of the host gastrointestinal tract. Persistence of C. difficile spores …
Congrats to Samiha for being accepted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s class of 2020!!
Congrats to Sarah for passing the Qualifying Exam with flying colors!!
C diff Dlt pathway is controlled by the ECF sigma factor, σV, in response to lysozyme http://iai.asm.org/cgi/content/long/IAI.00207-16v1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26915493?dopt=Abstract A Novel Regulator Controls Clostridium difficile Sporulation, Motility and Toxin Production
NIH Press Release: New NIH awards will support development of therapeutic alternatives to traditional antibiotics http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/new-nih-awards-will-support-development-therapeutic-alternatives-traditional-antibiotics
Emily Woods won Best Poster Presentation for her poster titled “The Dlt Pathway is Required for Lysozyme Resistance in Clostridium difficile and is regulated by SigV” and Katie Nawrocki received 2nd place in Oral Presentations for her talk “CodY-dependent Regulation of Sporulation in Clostridium difficile” …
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Congrats to Emily Woods for being selected for a travel award to attend the annual ICAAC meeting (Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy) this September!
July 2015: McBride lab awarded an R01 to investigate “Host-induced Initiation of Clostridium difficile Sporulation”
Adrianne Edwards was selected for an oral presentation at the International Gram-positive meeting to be held this June in Tuscany Italy!